Meaning of “measles” in the English Dictionary

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"measles" in British English

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measlesnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmiː.zəlz/ us /ˈmiː.zəlz/

also the measles an infectious disease that produces small, red spots all over the body:

The number of deaths from measles fell by 30 per cent.
One of the children got the measles.

(Definition of “measles” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"measles" in American English

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measlesnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmi·zəlz/

an infectious disease, esp. of children, which produces small red spots all over the body

(Definition of “measles” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)